Yehliu is perhaps the most famous geological park in Taiwan, with its most famous landmark being Queen’s Head Rock. These rock formations have been forming for thousands of years through the erosion of soft sandstone due to wind and water. Hurry and see these fo rmations soon before they are gone forever!
The Queen’s head is formed by two layers of sandstone, one soft fast eroding layer on bottom and a harder layer on top. This kind of sandstone formation can be seen around the world and is known as a hoodoo. The Queen’s head was named after Queen Elizabeth I, because it is thought to look like her.